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How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home

More than four decades ago, a lone architect had what must have seemed at the time like an impossible dream: to build a new kind of residence that would be in complete harmony with the planet. This home would be made with recycled and sustainable materials. It would rely on clean energy and renewable resources to supply its inhabitants with the most basic and essential… [read more]

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How Wind Power Works

How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.

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Finally, A More Exciting Design For Wind Power

1 | Finally, A More Exciting Design For Wind Power | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

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Imagine a world where non-renewable resources, such as coal and oil, are in short supply! What can we do now to prepare for this future event? In this JASON Digital Lab, you will create a new energy portfolio for a city. Research new sources of energy and take another look at renewable and inexhaustible sources that were once considered “alternative” such as sunlight and wind. If you can help your city move forward into the future, you’ll be featured on our competitive leaderboards!

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Subscribe to the "It's Okay to be Smart" page on You Tube. This is just one example of a video you could use in your classroom. What is Wind? | It's Okay to be Smart | PBS Digital Studios

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Renewable Energy: What It Is and Who Is Using It (Infographic)

The US currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve... Learn more about renewable energies like wind, solar, and more

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How To Make Your Own Hydro Power, diy, off the grid, green, power, solar, wind, shtf, prepping, power,off the grid power, alternative energy,

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